• Frequently Asked Questions


    How do I register?

    It is recommended that you register online at www.runforturkey.com. You can also at the event on Friday, November 22 from 2:00pm to 7:00am or Saturday, November 23 from 5:30am to 8:15am.


    The race starts on Main Street in Seal Beach, California. Please visit our course maps (5K and 10K) for more details.

    Friday, November 22

    Health and Fitness Festival

    Location: Main Street and Electric Ave

    Time: 2:00pm to 7:00pm


    Saturday, November 23

    Health and Fitness Festival

    Location: Main Street and Electric Ave

    Time: 7:00am to 10:30am


    Registration Opens

    10K: 5:30am - 6:55am

    5K: 5:30am – 8:15am

    Gym Challenge: 5:30am – 8:15am


    Race Start Times

    5K - 7:00 am

    10K- 7:00 am

    Fitness Challenge - 8:45 am

    Kids "Don’t Be a Turkey" Trot - 9:30 am


    Running Club and Charity Plan

    We encourage all running clubs and charities to join us in the Inaugural Seal Beach Turkey Trot. One of our goals to bring community groups together and help raise funds and awareness. If you wish to become one of our official groups please email us at info@runforturkey.com and you will receive a code for either 10% off registration or you can have your members sign up using the code and the group will receive 10% donation at the end of the event. For more information please contact us at runforturkey@gmail.com


    Road Closure Information

    The Seal Beach Turkey Trot understands that we are impacting the City of Seal Beach for an extended amount of time. As residents ourselves we understand the frustration of not being able to get to where you want to go. Below is a chart of all the road closures for race day. If you have any questions or need to get in or out during the closure time please email us at runforturkey@gmail.com and we will personally help you.